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Konongo Hospital To Be Ready In 4 Weeks

One of the hospitals being constructed by Egyptian firm, Euroget De-Invest, for the government is expected to be ready in a month as engineers put finishing touches on its construction. The Konongo District Hospital is currently 97 per cent complete, according to site engineers, and what remains to be done …

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Covid-19 Cases Rise In Ashanti Region

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has admonished the public to continue observing the Covid-19 safety protocols following an upsurge in new cases in the last two weeks. Deputy Director in Charge of Public Health, Dr Michael Rockson Adjei, said the blatant disregard for the protocols was accounting for the rise …

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1.7% Of Adult Population Living With HIV Aids -Commission

Ghana Aids Commission has revealed that about 1.7 percent of the adult population in Ghana are living with the Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The commission has also indicated that about 340,000 people are currently living with the Aids virus. Out of …

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Lab Scientists Call Off Strike

The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Dr. Dennis Adu-Gyasi, has told Citi News that the strike by members of the association at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region and other parts of the country, has been called off. He says the …

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WHO Renames Covid Variants With Greek Letters

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new naming system for variants of Covid-19. From now on the WHO will use Greek letters to refer to variants first detected in countries like the UK, South Africa and India. The UK variant for instance is labelled as Alpha, the South …

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